A Chance to Do Good

It costs $3,250 to dig a well in Somalia to provide drinking water to 600 people and their livestock. One Tomahawk missile costs $1,450,000. For every Tomahawk fired, the US can provide safe drinking water to 1/4 million dying Somalians. (And to think that we will be in Afghanistan until 2024, firing Tomahawks as we…

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English Lesson, Part II

This one is to help you work on your English pronunciation: Dearest creature in creation,Study English pronunciation.I will teach you in my verseSounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse.I will keep you, Suzy, busy,Make your head with heat grow dizzy.Tear in eye, your dress will tear.So shall I! Oh hear my prayer.Just compare heart, beard,…

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English Lesson, Part I

Cliches no one has ever used: You can only milk a dead cow once. A hair on the head is worth six on the back. You can’t trade shoes with a barefoot monkey. There are two sides to every waffle. You can’t fill a hat with maybes. A pit in a peach is worth six…

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The Ever-Failing-While-Expanding Police State

As always, the police state wants to expand, even while it fails in the areas to which it has already spread. To the internet, for example, in order to protect the intellectual property of those who own the state-granted monopoly (which, at common law, was protected by the owner, not the government). To the seizure…

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